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PNG’s National Beach Volleyball Team Trains on Coolangatta Courts

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017

Papua New Guinea’s National Beach Volleyball team has identified Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts as the training hub that will allow them to best prepare for the Commonwealth Games Oceania Qualification Event in Vanuatu in December 2017.  ..

Currumbin Camp School Opens New Accommodation

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Currumbin Valley’s Camp School has recently announced a $1 million accommodation extension to their campus. ..

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Open Doors to the Public

Posted on Monday, July 24, 2017

Currumbin Wildlife Hospital will once again open its doors to the public at their annual Open Day from 10:00am – 2:00pm on Sunday 27 August.  ..

What the 2017 Federal Budget Means for Local Business Operators

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Local business owners are invited to attend an informative breakfast talk from 7:00am on Thursday 6 July from the Hon Karen Andrews, outlining what the 2017 Federal Budget means for local business owners and operators. ..

MYNDSHIFT Launches for Local Youth

Posted on Monday, June 26, 2017

Southern Gold Coast local and SurfVolley Coolangatta’s Sange Carter has faced 5 fears in 5 days, all in the name of inspiring others to step outside their comfort zone. ..

Local Business Owners Invited to Work Integrated Learning (WIL) Information Night

Posted on Monday, May 29, 2017

Could an intern help your business? ..

Success at Sustainability Seminar

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017

More than 25 local business owners attended the Secrets of Success by Sustainability seminar at Currumbin RSL today, taking away tips to give back to the planet while also boosting business. ..

CSGC Flies Flag for Southern Gold Coast at ATE

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017

Last week, Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO, Peter Doggett, attended the annual Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) in Sydney to represent our region. During the visit he met with key stakeholders on the national stage, including Scoot General Manager Australia, Jared Simcox. ..

Be My Guest Website Launches

Posted on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Gold Coast Tourism has announced the launch of the new ‘Be My Guest’ website, designed to inspire and educate locals to be exceptional hosts. ..

Take Part in ‘100 Interns in 100 Days’ Challenge

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

Southern Gold Coast businesses are being urged to support the ‘100 Interns in 100 Days’ challenge, launched at the Greater Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce meeting this month.  ..

Boost your Business with Sustainability Seminar

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2017

Contribute to the local community, give back to the planet and boost your business by attending a free seminar on The Secrets of Success by Sustainability.  ..

Connecting Southern Gold Coast Launches App with Bond University

Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017

A new Southern Gold Coast mobile app has been developed for Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) by Bond University Journalism students. ..

Attend the Accessible Tourism Forum

Posted on Monday, January 09, 2017

The City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Tourism, with the support of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation, invite tourism operators to attend the industry’s first Accessible Tourism Forum at the Arts Centre Gold Coast on Tuesday 7 February.  ..

Currumbin’s Glenn Raine Receives Training Accolade

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016

Another great local success story, with Gold Coast Trades College manager, Glenn Raine, awarded the Southeast Region Trainer of the Year at the recent Queensland Training Awards. The Currumbin training college offers vocational training and business courses for trades and other industries.  ..

SGC Attracts Singapore Students as World Class Learning Destination

Posted on Friday, December 02, 2016

The Gold Coast may be famous for fun, but the Southern Gold Coast is also becoming famous for its educational tourism opportunities. On 27 Nov 2016, the Southern Gold Coast region welcomed a group of 24 Singapore students and 3 teachers to Currumbin. St Andrew’s Junior College, Singapore, is the fourth largest group of students since 2012 to hit the Southern Gold Coast region through the nanoKnowledge Pathways to Excellence project. ..

CSGC Profile – Glenn Raine, Gold Coast Trades College

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016

They say the future lies in the youth – and if local training organisation, Gold Coast Trades College, is anything to go by, they’re in good hands. On a Friday afternoon the workshops of this well-presented training college in the Currumbin Industrial Park are buzzing with students from local high schools undertaking their vocational education training, while apprentices and trainers bounce through the halls.
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Sanctuary Launches Kids on Conservation Trail

Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has just launched their latest attraction, Kids on Conservation Trail. ..

SGC Welcomes Be My Guest Program in July

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016

The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast next month, with three dates confirmed in July. ..

Twin Towns Hosts Southern Cross Graduation Ceremony

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2016

Over 260 students from Southern Cross University attended their Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 30 April, hosted at Twin Towns Services Club. Students from several schools, including Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Tourism, Education, Law and Justice and the Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples received their graduating certificates and awards. ..

SCU students ‘WIL-ing’ and able

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Work integrated learning (WIL) is now a common component of university curriculum design for many disciplines. Encompassing a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work, WIL is described as ‘experiential learning’ and provides students with the opportunity to be ‘work-ready’, with real-world industry experience upon graduation.  ..

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